Vaman B. Kuber

Vaman B. Kuber, Founder and CEO, Solar Systems Solutions (Sol2Sys) is driving Solar PV Quality, Performance and Returns. He has received “50 most impactful Global Green Leader award” at World CSR Congress held in Mumbai, 2016. He has developed extensive knowledge and experience in the area of Solar PV Cells and Modules as well as SPV Systems Design and Integration. 

He has consulted National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) for 5 years in development of training programs, industry outreach and project studies in the area of solar PV power components and systems. He has consulted kWatt Solutions, Bombay for 3 years in development of rooftop PV power plants, training programs and training equipment. Currently, he is advising Sustainfy Energy LLP in setting up innovative business in Solar PV.

Over the last 8 years, he has developed innovative solar systems solutions, consulting in solar power systems design, integration, testing, monitoring and training for applications in India. He has managed solar cell process, test and characterization equipment design and integration projects for 10 years in leading solar photovoltaic research laboratories at both the Australian National University and the University of New South Wales in Australia. 

He has been instrumental in design and implementation of 1MW distributed rooftop Solar PV Captive Power Plant at IIT Bombay. He has conducted project feasibility study, design project report, tender evaluation and due diligence activities for the 1MW project at IIT Bombay. He has developed detailed design basis project report for 10 MW ground mounted PV Power Plant for government infrastructure organization. He has also conducted feasibility study for utility scale PV power plant with energy storage for remote island location. He has completed design, engineering and implementation of 160kW rooftop PV grid-tied power plant with battery backup for captive use of CV Raman College of Engineering in Bhubaneshwar. Recently, he has consulted New India Electricals in design, quality and performance aspects of 1MW Rooftop PV plant for captive use of a shopping mall. In addition, he has completed installation quality audits for 3 Nos. of 100-500kW size rooftop PV power plants and performance improvement assignment for 500kW rooftop PV plant.

He is a highly qualified electrical engineer with 45 years of experience in design and integration of electrical, electronics, embedded and computerised products and systems in both India and Australia. He has focussed on solar PV, laboratory test and measurement, data acquisition, automation and industrial control systems applications. He has managed systems engineering projects, product life cycle, as well as product development for 25 years. 

He is B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, Electronics post-graduate from IISc Bangalore and M. Info. Sc. from UNSW, Sydney. He has a number of publications in international conferences, is a recipient of WISITEX best product design award and has six-sigma green belt accreditation.